- Sep 10, 2015
Theme mhealth M-chama: a communally-funded mobile health wallet
Empowering community groups in urban kenya to save and pay for healthcare through innovative mobile health solutions.
PharmAccess is a group of non-profit organizations dedicated to improving access to quality healthcare in Africa. PharmAccess mobilizes public and private resources for the benefit of doctors and patients through clinical standards and quality improvements, loans for healthcare providers, health insurance, mHealth innovations and operational research.
This integrated approach is made possible by the following organizations:
This brief describes the results of the evaluation of a new mobile-based financing product pioneered at the PharmAccess Mobile Health Research Lab in Nairobi, Kenya. The evaluation aimed to determine the product’s effects in supporting a culture of saving for healthcare through social groups and to describe the experiences of various stakeholders.